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[movies]Where the Mountains Meet the Sea (Part II) - Concord Company
Introduces the city of Santa Monica, showing its amenities and the lives of its residents. A great snapshot of life in coastal California at the end of the 1950s. Executive Producer: Richard Atkinson. Producer and Director: Ed Woodworth.
Keywords: California: Santa Monica; California: Scenics
Downloads: 5,137 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Where the Mountains Meet the Sea (Part I) - Concord Company
Introduces the city of Santa Monica, showing its amenities and the lives of its residents. A great snapshot of life in coastal California at the end of the 1950s. Executive Producer: Richard Atkinson. Producer and Director: Ed Woodworth.
Keywords: California: Santa Monica; California: Scenics
Downloads: 7,667 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Life in the Central Valley of California - Coronet Instructional Films
Shows the agriculture, trade and infrastructure of California's Central Valley, all made possible by irrigation.
Keywords: California: History and culture; California: Central Valley
Downloads: 7,183 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies][Completion of Northwestern Pacific Rail Road] (Part II) - Unknown
Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California.
Keywords: California; Transportation: Railroad
Downloads: 11,750 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Redwood Empire Special and Lumber Mills] - Unknown
Condensed version of Golden Spike Celebration on 10/23/14 for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, held at Cain Rock, Humboldt County, California.
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad; California; Celebrations
Downloads: 10,658 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]California the Golden - Unknown
Scenic tour of 1930s California.
Keywords: California: History and culture
Downloads: 3,710 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Completion of Northwestern Pacific Rail Road] (Part I) - Unknown
Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California.
Keywords: California: History and culture; Transportation: Railroad; California: Redwood Empire
Downloads: 9,585 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Pick of the Pod - Palmer (W.A.) & Company
A peek inside the pea processing operations that culminate in Del Monte brand canned peas. With glimpses of 1930s kitchens and images of Depression-era California agriculture.
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Peas; California: Agriculture; California: History and culture
Downloads: 8,629 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies][Chinese Lion Dance: Marysville, California] - N/A
Bok Kai Festival crowds, games, parade and fireworks.
Keywords: Chinese Americans; California: Marysville; Celebrations
Downloads: 8,600 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies][Much Ado About Hair-Do’s] - Universal-International Newsreel
San Mateo, California hairstylist Grivee demonstrates novelty hairdos, including the "Parakeet," "Number 9," and the "Swept-Wing." Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; San Mateo, California; Hair
Downloads: 12,368 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies][Amateur Skating Champs] - Universal-International Newsreel
National Rollerskating Championships get under way in Oakland Auditorium. Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; Sports: Rollerskating; Oakland, California
Downloads: 4,799 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Babies on Parade] - Universal-International Newsreel
Scenes at Ladera Park Baby Show, Los Angeles and Antioch (California) Diaper Derby. Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; Children: Babies; Antioch, California
Downloads: 19,836 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Fortune in Two Old Trunks, A (Part II) - All-Scope Pictures, Inc.
The origin of California's prune (now officially called "dried plum") industry.
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Prunes; California: Agriculture
Downloads: 2,075 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Fortune in Two Old Trunks, A (Part I) - All-Scope Pictures, Inc.
The origin of California's prune (now officially called "dried plum") industry.
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Prunes; California: Agriculture
Downloads: 2,419 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Your Fire Department (Part II) - Los Angeles Fire Department (?)
Detailed treatment of the Los Angeles Fire Department, its equipment, personnel and activities. With excellent Kodachrome footage of firefighters at work, fires, nighttime neon signs, and fire prevention and safety activities.
Keywords: Fires and firefighting; California: Los Angeles
Downloads: 7,766 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][International Frog Jump at Angels Camp, California] - Universal-International Newsreel
Famous frog-jumping contest memorialized in Mark Twain's short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." Newsreel story presenting the 100th anniversary of the contest.
Keywords: Newsreels; Animals: Frogs; Angels Camp, California
Downloads: 5,418 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Your Fire Department (Part I) - Los Angeles Fire Department (?)
Detailed treatment of the Los Angeles Fire Department, its equipment, personnel and activities. With excellent Kodachrome footage of firefighters at work, fires, nighttime neon signs, and fire prevention and safety activities.
Keywords: Fires and firefighting; California: Los Angeles
Downloads: 13,547 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Street of Memory - Pizor (William M. )
Vericolor production offering touristic view Olvera Street and the old Mexican quarter in Los Angeles, California.
Keywords: California: Los Angeles; Mexican Americans; Tourism
Downloads: 4,988 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Mother Mack's Puppies Find Happy Homes - Frith Films
Multicultural parable showing the similarities between six California families, each of whom adopts a Scottie puppy. Produced and directed by Emily Benton Frith.
Keywords: Animals: Dogs; Race relations; California: Multiculturalism
Downloads: 3,097 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Terrible Truth, The - Davis (Sid) Productions
Early (and sensational) film on marijuana use as a route to heroin addiction.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Drugs; Teenagers; California: Los Angeles
Downloads: 58,034 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(18 reviews)
[movies]Romance of a Lemon - Castle Films
Elegy to the sour fruit: how it's farmed and how it's used, with some unusual applications.
Keywords: Agriculture: Citrus; California: History and culture
Downloads: 4,363 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Norman Goddard and His Glider] - Unknown
Stanford, California: Norman Goddard photographed with his glider and in the air; scenes with wife.
Keywords: Aviation: History; California: History and culture
Downloads: 2,593 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Gifts of the Sun - Del Monte Food Products
Beautiful Kodachrome film showing how California dried fruit is grown, harvested, processed, sorted, weighed, and packed. With alluring imagery of apricots, prunes, peaches, and raisins. Story: Gene Walker. Photography: Dave Butler. Recording: Bill Palmer. Narrator: Dr. Sunshine.
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Fruit: Dried; Occupations: Agriculture; California: Agriculture
Downloads: 2,617
[movies][Gould Can 5376: Mayor Rolph throws out first ball]
San Francisco, California: Mayor Rolph throws out first ball to open baseball season
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area; California; Sports; Opening day; Rolph, James
Downloads: 52
[movies]Fire! Patty Learns What to Do - Frith Films
Fire safety film filmed in and around the Chatsworth fire of 1947 in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, at a time when many parts of the Valley were still farming communities. The film takes the point of view of a child whose family farm is threatened by the fire. Director: Emily Benton Frith. Narrator: Don McNamara.
Keywords: Fires and firefighting; Safety: Fire; California: Los Angeles: History
Downloads: 7,979 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Redwood Estates Promotional Film] - Unknown
Real estate promotional film from long before there was a Silicon Valley.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Silicon Valley; California: Redwood Estates; Suburbia
Downloads: 4,074 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Why Braceros? - Wilding-Butler Division of Wilding, Inc.
Produced to justify the bracero farm labor program to the general public, especially American citizens in California who felt threatened by the influx of workers over the border from Mexico.
Keywords: Mexican Americans; Occupations: Agriculture; California: History and culture
Downloads: 9,423 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Subject: Narcotics - Sanders (Dennis and Terry)
Produced for police orientation and training, this film presents drug addiction not simply as a crime but as a deepseated social problem. With dramatized sequences of addicts in shooting galleries and excellent footage of pre-renewal downtown Los Angeles, a neighborhood now lost. Produced and directed by renowned filmmakers Denis and Terry Sanders, who wrote this film with Jay Sandrich.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Drugs; California: Los Angeles; Crime and criminals
Downloads: 17,544 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]This Is My Railroad (Part I) - Unknown
Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad; U.S.: West; California: History and culture
Downloads: 32,286 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]This Is My Railroad (Part II) - Unknown
Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad; U.S.: West; California: History and culture
Downloads: 25,476 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Show 'Em the Road (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 6,336 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Show 'Em the Road (Part II) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 7,266 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Hats in Ring: Knowland, Knight Declare Candidacy] - Universal-International Newsreel
Senator William Knowland (publisher, Oakland Tribune) announces candidacy in the Republican primary for Governor of California. Incumbent Governor Goodwin Knight accuses him of national ambition. Attorney General Edmund G. Brown, running unopposed for the Democratic nomination, sits in the sides quite satisfied with the situation as he finds it. Newsreel story.
Keywords: Newsreels; Political campaigns and elections: California; Knowland, William
Downloads: 1,221 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco - Universal Pictures
Brooklyn native Phil Foster tours San Francisco and comments on many places of interest.
Keywords: San Francisco: Humor; San Francisco Bay Area; California: History and culture
Downloads: 6,536 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Treasure Island - Howard (Arthur E.)
Dignitaries open up the World's Fair on Treasure Island (Kodachrome, missing soundtrack).
Keywords: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40; Celebrations; California: History and culture
Downloads: 4,795 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Golden Harvest...Fifty Years of Calpak Progress - California Packing Corporation, Industrial and Public Relations Department
History of a company involved in the California canning industry, with excellent footage of agribusiness and cannery operations dating back to the turn of the century. Incorporates the 1933 film "Out of the Spirit of '49," produced for the same sponsor. Director: Dave Butler. Writer: Phil Smith.
Keywords: Agriculture: Food industry: Canning; Occupations: Cannery workers; California: History and culture
Downloads: 3,352 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Ingenuity in Action (Part II) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Made for hot rod fans; explains how to prepare and enter a car show; also serves as an ethnographic account of the "nomadic tribe of hotrodders".
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; Car culture: Hot rods; California: History and culture
Downloads: 30,526 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Ingenuity in Action (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Made for hot rod fans; explains how to prepare and enter a car show; also serves as an ethnographic account of the "nomadic tribe of hotrodders".
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; Car culture: Hot rods; California: History and culture
Downloads: 24,014 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies][California Color Film / Golden Gate International Exposition] - Unknown
Views of pre-World War II San Francisco and the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Keywords: California: History and culture; World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40; San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Downloads: 11,772 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]San Francisco: Story of a City - Paul Hoefler Productions

Keywords: San Francisco: History; California: History and Culture
Downloads: 3,332 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11340: Oakland, California, ca. 1930s
Shot in and around Oakland, California in the 1930s by an unidentified family. Shows passenger railroad trains in and around Oakland; Oakland Airport; family activities around Lake Merritt; and a trip in a small plane, probably from Oakland Airport.
Keywords: Home movies; Oakland; California; Railroads (Passenger); transportation
Downloads: 1,319 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Roads To Romance - Handy (Jam) Organization
Travelogue, made for theatrical showing and commissioned by Cheverolet, promoting tourism by car in several areas, including Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona, San Luis Obispo and San Diego in California, and Western Michigan.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Travelogues; Arizona; California; Michigan; Recreation
Downloads: 8,074 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Home Movie: 10947: California
To come.
Keywords: home movies; prelinger; California
Downloads: 65
[movies]Home Movie: 97412: Washington, Louisiana, Texas and California
Notes in can state: Washington New Orleans Kelly Field San Antonio (Brook Park) Ft Sam Houston Uvalde, Texas Carlsbad Cavern San Jacinto Riverside Mt Roudeaux (Grass) ???? Mission Inn
Keywords: home movies; prelinger; Washington; Louisiana; Texas; California; Riverside California
Downloads: 211
[movies]Home Movie: 97261: Salinas Rodeo
Salinas, California rodeo, 1927. Photographed by Art Hoxie.
Keywords: Salinas; California; Monterey County; rodeos
Downloads: 104
[movies]Home Movie: 10376: Carmel, Balboa, Capistrano, Bel-Air, Santa Monica, With Monkey
Note in can states:; Carmel Trip; Balboa Monkey in orange grove; Mission Capistrano; Bel-Air Estates; - monkey and mother in park - Sunset Blvd; - pond on S.M. Blvd.; - Westwood bldg.; - close-up of Monkey; - S.M. Sunset
Keywords: home movies; prelinger; Southern California
Downloads: 134
[movies]Home Movie: 11831: Phal Family
To come.
Keywords: prelinger; home movies; Disneyland; California
Downloads: 406 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]World of Tomorrow, The (Part I)
0682 PA8532 World of Tomorrow, The from 025.07; Engel collection; 16 B&W MOS neg pix
Keywords: California: History and culture; World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40; San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Downloads: 6,978 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]World of Tomorrow, The (Part II)
0682 PA8532 World of Tomorrow, The from 025.07; Engel collection; 16 B&W MOS neg pix
Keywords: California: History and culture; World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40; San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Downloads: 4,416 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11246: Trip to San Francisco, Republican National Convention 1956, and Western U.S.
Home movies shot by a Michigan delegate to the 1956 Republican National Convention in San Francisco. Includes scenes of the city of San Francisco, Marin County and Mill Valley Air Force Station, and travel through the Interior West. A long sequence shows delegates at the Republican Convention, probably including dignitaries of the time, and long shots of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vice President Richard M...
Keywords: Home movies; travel and tourism; California; San Francisco; Marin County; Political conventions (Republican 1956); Western U.S
Downloads: 417 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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